When choosing a color for your roof you want to make sure you are matching the aesthetic of your home. You should consider the color and texture of your siding, your shudders, the slope of your roof and the layout of your property.
Curb Appeal Considerations
Color and texture of your siding:
This is the most important piece to think about. You do not want your siding and your roof color to clash. If you have a textured siding, you may want to stay away from textured roofing color pallets. On the other hand, if you have a very simple and plain siding, a textured color pallet for your roof could add some much-needed flair. If you have light and neutral siding, it may look good to have a brighter or darker color roof and vice-versa.
You want to consider matching your shutters to your roof or at least make sure they match and don’t clash. Color coordinate your siding, shutters and roof color, texture. A specialist at Cache Roofing in Jacksonville, Fl can help make the decision.
Roof Slope Considerations:
Another important thing to think about is the slope of your roof. The more sloped your roof is the more visible to color. A loud or overwhelming color may look good on a roof that is flatter because you only see pops of the color. Whereas on a very steep roof the color may overwhelm the rest of the home. You don’t want to only see the roof when you look at your home. Understanding how much of your roof is truly visible due to the slope of your roof is key in considering how loud or neutral of color to choose.
Property Layout Considerations:
You’ll want to consider different colors and textures for your roof depending on the type of property you have. A large, open property with a lot of sun exposure may be better suited for lighter, more reflective roof color. A property with a lot of tree coverage may need a roof that blends more with the tree line or is bright and stands out against the trees depending on the style and look you are going for. A smaller property may need a color that broadens the home instead of shrinks the home. Many times heavy contrast or many dark colors can make a property look sunken in or smaller.